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Is part of The Bridei Chronicles Juliet Marillier 2004 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2004 2004
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'When the child Bridei is sent to the kingdom of Fortriu to be raised by Broichan, a powerful druid, he knows only that he must be studious and obedient. Bridei applies himself to learning, unaware that a secret council of elders, including Broichan, has long been working on plans for the future of their divided homeland, and that Bridei himself is central to their strategy. When a baby girl is left on the doorstep one winter's night, Bridei thanks the gods for sending him a companion to share his lonely existence in the remote household. But Tuala's arrival spells a perilous complication to Broichan's master plan. As Bridei moves ever closer to his grand destiny, and as Tuala grows from fey child to beguiling young woman, powerful forces turn against the secret council, enemies who will stop at nothing to foil the druid's plan, even if they must endanger Bridei's life.' - from Libraries Australia

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Notes

  • Dedication: To my best teachers; the ones who helped me learn to think for myself.
  • Book One of the The Bridei Chronicles Series.

  • The Dark Mirror is a parable of leadership inspired by the historical story of King Bridei who ruled the Pics from AD554
  • Other formats: Also braille.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

      • Publisher: Tor
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Tor , 2004 .
      Extent: 560p.
      Description: illus., port., map.
      ISBN: 1405036044 (pbk.)
      • Publisher: Tor
      New York (City), New York (State),
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      Tor , 2005 .
      Extent: 512p.
      ISBN: 0765309955 (hbk.)
      • Publisher: Tor
      Sydney City, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Tor , 2005 .
      Extent: 720p.
      ISBN: 0330421700
      • Publisher: Tor
      London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Tor , 2005 .
      Extent: 560p.
      ISBN: 1405041056 (hbk.); 9780330421706 (pbk.); 0330421700 (pbk.)
      • Publisher: Tor
      London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Tor , 2006 .
      Extent: 670p.
      ISBN: 9780330426695 (pbk.); 0330426699 (pbk.)
Alternative title: Die Konigskinder : Unter dem Nordstern
Language: German
    • Munich,
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      Germany,
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Wilhelm Heyne , 2005 .
      Extent: 765p.
      ISBN: 9783453521544; 3453521544

Works about this Work

Untitled Barbara Cullen , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , July vol. 88 no. 9 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel
Marillier Revisits Sevenwaters in Latest Release Satima Flavell , 2008 single work biography
— Appears in: The Specusphere , November no. 5 2008;
Bookshelf Tim Lloyd , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 February 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Bridge of Souls Fiona McIntosh 2004 single work novel ; The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel
Right Time Unleashes Potent Storyteller Bron Sibree , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 September 2004; (p. 6)

— Review of The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Michael McGirr , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 October 2004; (p. 12)

— Review of Undine Penni Russon 2004 single work novel ; The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel ; Best Stories under the Sun 2004 anthology short story extract
Right Time Unleashes Potent Storyteller Bron Sibree , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 25 September 2004; (p. 6)

— Review of The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel
In Short : Fiction Michael McGirr , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-24 October 2004; (p. 12)

— Review of Undine Penni Russon 2004 single work novel ; The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel ; Best Stories under the Sun 2004 anthology short story extract
Bookshelf Tim Lloyd , 2005 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 19 February 2005; (p. 6)

— Review of Bridge of Souls Fiona McIntosh 2004 single work novel ; The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel
Untitled Barbara Cullen , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , July vol. 88 no. 9 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of The Dark Mirror Juliet Marillier 2004 single work novel
Marillier Revisits Sevenwaters in Latest Release Satima Flavell , 2008 single work biography
— Appears in: The Specusphere , November no. 5 2008;
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